3 Pinoys among seamen freed by Somali pirates

MANILA, Philippines — Somali pirates released three more Filipino seamen and the entire crew of a ship after their employer paid ransom, the Associated Press reported on Sunday, quoting Belgian officials.

The Filipinos were among the 10-member crew of the Belgian dredger Pompei, which pirates seized on April 18 near Seychelles Islands in the Indian Ocean, the report said.

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